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CNBC
Nov 18, 2012 7:30pm EST
to him about the fiscal cliff, compromise and the odds of a deal happening. >>> america's energy independence and the environmentalist who says fracking is here to stay. but just how do we make it safe? we'll drill down to get some answers. >>> and then the man who many in the technology world call the next steve jobs. you're probably already using something this quiet genius already invented. "the wall street journal report" begins right now. >> this is america's number-one financial news program. "the wall street journal report." now, maria bartiromo. >> here's a look what's making news as we head into a new week on wall street. corporate america had a strong message for president obama this week. ceos from more than a dozen of america's largest companies met with the president and warned that washington must reach a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. the president also sat down with congressional leaders and officially began negotiations. if congress doesn't act, taxes on income, capital gains, dividends and estates will all go up. and automatic spending cuts will kick in, beginn
CNBC
Nov 15, 2012 9:00am EST
, at of the retailers of course. but monster, another big one we're watching. but energy drinks as a category is linked to adverse events and hospitalizations which is not a good thing when you're in that industry, you're looking at potential. and maybe warning labelis which are not a good thing either. >> the corner of a -- it's a triangle, jim. >> there's no resting place. here's the deal with monster. monster's last conference call, they did this remarkable test versus starbucks, and said they had less caffeine than starbucks, i actually bought a box of them at costco. i had to save them for -- and no, i mean these are really, i think, off the reservation, the five-hours. >> to say they have less caffeine than -- if i were a consumer looking for a caffeine jolt, they're saying that starbucks has more caffeine and is not linked to any adverse events. but starbucks is saying why are you lumping us into the 5-hour. maybe you should have -- at the same time the government is a -- the government doesn't come in and say, you know what? we like some energy drinks and not others. we don't like energy drinks
CNBC
Nov 14, 2012 9:00am EST
can burn off the inventory. clean energy fuels had them on last night. why focus on this? they have a clear growth path to build out stations. lloyd blankfein said in his editorial that key thing for growth in our country is energy. abundant energy. i thought we should look at clean energy that would benefit. markwest, this is a company that has a price above where they did secondary. look at the "wall street journal" word on the street. they say that maybe mlps have been oversold. if we're going to drill in this country for more energy, i like to think of halliburton down to 30. some people will say weatherford upgraded by a number of people and then let's not forget chesapeake. they came out this morning in a piece last night said we're more nat gas than i would like to be in ohio. when i spent time in ohio, 80% of what we put out on rigs is nat gas. you need the markwest pipeline to take natural gas to chesapeake to bring it to the east or to give it to clean energy fuels and in order to be able to drill oil, that's halliburton. that's the family of names that i'm focused on. >>
CNBC
Nov 12, 2012 9:00am EST
. let's check out latest news in energy and metals and go to sharon epperson at the nimax. >> the markets are jittery here. we have wti oil prices below $86 an oil and brent crude jumping up toward the 110 level. bob outlined the concerns about going over the fiscal cliff and what that means for the u.s. economy and what ripple effects it will have globally. there's also of course concern about what's going to come of the eu finance ministers meeting over greece and that's going to be an impact on the markets and we have geopolitics and israel saying they won't take direct hits from syria. that is something that the market has been watching very closely as well. the big story that has long-term ramifications for the u.s. oil industry and for the global energy trade is definitely the report today from the international energy agency where they said that they believe that the u.s. will become the top oil producer in the world by 2020. overtaking saudi arabia. overtaking russia and the fact that u.s. will be self-sufficient by 2035. this is a huge sea change in the debate tha
CNBC
Nov 12, 2012 7:00pm EST
on the verge for american oil revolution? according to the international energy agency, the u.s. will overtake saudi arabia as the world's largest oil producer that before the year 2020. but -- don't get your hopes completely up as the epa could block this fantastic market-driven advance. nobody better to talk about it is john hofmeister. john, it is a pleasure to have you here. now, is it credible, first of all the report, we will overtake the saudis? >> report is credible. the iea is smart, good analysts. we have the reserves, no question we have the reserves. in the ground today. number two, we have the technology to get the reserves out of the ground. and number three, we have the money to pay for it. >> right. >> capital exists. >> will the capital be spent? i want to go back. i want to backtrack because i know you are so good at this. with you l the capital be -- so far it has been invested. is that fair? >> it has been invested on private lands, private property owners giving up mineral rights under state permits but something is about to change. that everybody needs to be mindful of. w
CNBC
Nov 16, 2012 7:00pm EST
. but now we find out the department of energy gave the company another million the very same day it went belly up. what is up with this? some kind of consolation prize? cnbc's own eamon javers has more. good evening, eamon. >> good evening, larry. more information about the batterymaker a-123. it's a company that's been at the center of the fire storm over whether the government should provide grants and loans tone ji company. senator chuck grassley putting out new information stayed. grassley a republican in washington says saying that a123 received a grant from the federal government, the department of energy, on the same day that it filed for bankruptcy. grassley releasing this information in a letter from the company to the senator. we skpd the department of energy about this. here's what they said. they said the energy department takes its responsibility to be good stewards of the taxpayers' money very seriously. funds are only disbursed to a company for work already completed toward the ultimate goal of the department's grant. and larry, i should say that this was a grant for work
CNBC
Nov 16, 2012 12:00pm EST
? looking out even further, you'd probably want to start acquiring stocks in the sectors like energy and materials. >> interesting. john, good to have you on the show. thank you for coming on. >> thanks for having me. >> simon baker, what do you think about the picks? discretionary and financials and technology and most of it predicated on something positive out of d.c. >> yeah. i like the financials and energy and housing. not so much the condition summer names over there. it's pretty big target, 1585 next year so it'd stick with the technology and financials. >> why not discretionary? getting a deal in washington, wouldn't those stocks shoot higher? >> well, okay. if you get a deal in washington, yes. but that's predicated on getting a deal. either way taxes will be higher and middle class suffer and the stocks will not really ben fate right now. >> energy and financials, are they on your radar? >> if i'm going energy, i'm going emps but as simon said, taxes have to go up on everybody and not enough money so i think the market is either going to move sideways or lower but you have
CNBC
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
of plumbing. a few acres. you are making it cold and turning it into energy. we have gas plants where we are knocking out the heavy. so it is not a 1500 foot ship. we have -- we will do what i told you we are going to do. the 78 fueling stations border to border and coast-to-coast. every 250 miles they will have the truck stops in place. every 250 miles, it is not perfect, at this point, but we have taken away the point that you can't move goods across the country and in these important regions. you don't want to hall l and g more than 250 miles. but really, what we have talked about, we see them doing ten of these plants. >> why don't you want to do it for more than 250 miles? >> we have good economics. >> the heavy duty trucks use 25,000. you will be saving them $35,000 a year or more. we have earlier ones that are using 35,000 gallons a year. so that is a one year payback. >> the new engines are coming out, jim. >> right, now they have been delayed. they haven't had the right trucks. and that is the bad news for 2013. you know i think it is cleaner or cheaper. that country is stronger
CNBC
Nov 13, 2012 9:00am EST
in the oil market where the international energy agency has released another monthly report saying they see the global demand growth for oil sliding in this quarter and next year. they reduced the forecast there. we're also seeing production that is coming back online from the north sea. that's pressuring present crude prices and we expect to see another increase in crude supplies here in the u.s. for the weekly supply report. that also adding pressure to the wti contract. the only bright spark in the marketplace is natural gas. it is up for the second straight session. and there we may see a withdrawal from storage. first of the season as we get into the winter months. colder temperatures ahead also could help prop up natural gas futures. we're going to get that report on thursday from the energy information administration. i'm trying to get my acronyms straight here. on thursday we'll also get the oil report. it's going to come a day later because of the veterans day holiday. back to you guys. >> there are a lot of letters in your part of the world. >> there are. there are. >> thanks a lo
CNBC
Nov 19, 2012 1:00pm EST
>>> final trades. >> sanchez energy. sm. >> freeport mcmoran. >>> scott, thank you. after a tough week last week, the bulls coming back stampede style. gangham style! look at the dow up big, 167 points. s&p and nasdaq virtually erasing last week's losses. >>> knock-knock. who's there? nobody. guess who isn't working with 42 days before we go off the fiscal cliff? congress! >>> with just about all attention focused on israel and hamas, maybe the markets and the world should focus on this rally in amman, jordan instead. see why this could shake up the reason beyond anyone's worst fears. >>> michelle is in for sue today at the nyse. welcome, michelle. >> hey, tyler. thanks. we got a nice triple digit rally today. going to start with a market alert on this big day for the markets. robert pisani, what's the story about why we're climbing today? >> nobody is around in congress to say anything bad about the fiscal cliff. everyone said, hey, we're looking good! president in bangkok said things are looking good. pelosi came out, representative pelosi, speaker of the house, said we can do a
CNBC
Nov 14, 2012 12:00pm EST
, technology, energy, industrials, consumer products, insurance, autos are in the room today. why isn't a banking ceo in front of the president today? >> clearly, this is payback for support during the election. the unions were very, very clear. they were going in there and they were going to push obama to finally get through the employee freedom of choice act, which does away with the secret ballots which makes unions much more likely and easier to come into being. he turned his back on wall street, which by the way turns their back on him. i don't think it's an accident. >> let me -- >> let me finish. best case, extremely poor judgment, okay, that's best case. worst case it's saying, hey, you didn't support me. see you guys later. business as usual. >> let me respond to that. i actually think it was entirely appropriate for the first meeting to be with his base. that's what any president reelected or otherwise would have done. that makes perfect sense to me. i guarantee you you're not going to hear word one about the employee free choice act for the next number of months. i mean, ri
CNBC
Nov 14, 2012 4:00pm EST
and dollar general and uping stake in natural oil. looks like energy towards energy. up in conoco phillips. new stakes deere, web co. it is a leader in commercials. 4.5 plus million shares in media general. >>> when we come back my thoughts on compromise or no compromise as the fiscal cliff edges closer and closer. back in a moment. . but today...( sfx: loud noise of metal object hitting the ground) things have been a little strange. (sfx: sound of piano smashing) roadrunner: meep meep. meep meep? (sfx: loud thud sound) awhat strange place. geico®. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. [ male announcer ] this is joe woods' first day of work. and his new boss told him two things -- cook what you love, and save your money. joe doesn't know it yet, but he'll work his way up from busser to waiter to chef before opening a restaurant specializing in fish and game from the great northwest. he'll start investing early, he'll find some good people to help guide him, and he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's
CNBC
Nov 19, 2012 12:00pm EST
the market higher today. you also have strong participation from energy and materials which have been lagging over the last couple of months. lower dollar. that's a good formation that suggests this has further to go why not buy stocks today if you think we bottomed? >> i think you can buy stocks today. but -- it is always hard to do it when the market is up this much. that said we are down four straight weeks in a row. i thought the rhetoric on friday, commentary from the politicians, was encouraging. weekend commentary was encouraging and sounds like these guys get and it if they have to get something done. so if that's the case, and we get some sort of certainty whether it is a -- we kick the can down the road or actually get a deal, in the markets, can -- rally further from here. again, we have talked about going back to the companies that did very well during earnings season. something like a broad com, restructuring stories. i'm looking at emerging markets. not just a -- materials but looking at abbott leads. >> if they don't get it in washington now, they never will. right? i mean, we
CNBC
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am EST
.s. manufacturing driven by very low energy prices. we're self-sufficient energy for the first time in years. another company like ppg, they really own the coatings business, about 70% of revenues from coatings, they're growing 4% to 6% organically and end the year with $2.5 billion in cash. they just sold their business, another $1 billion, that $3.5 billion in cash, 60% go to grow the business, 40% return to shareholders. you've got 5%, 6% top line, 10%, 12% net income growth with stock buy back and dividend going up 15% a year. you get 2% while you wait. if things -- if we don't do it on a fiscal cliff and things get worse, not going to get hurt. >> where did you buy comcast? >> comcast we've owned for a couple of years. that's another one that has morphed into a return of capital story. when we bought it just superior business model in a tough environment. if things get better, great, employment improves, we're going to have more hook-ups, housing improves, more connections, great growth story. if things don't get better, we're trying to protect for the downside and keep that optionalty
CNBC
Nov 19, 2012 6:00am EST
are an energy food. >> perfect for bloomberg to go on -- if it hasn't gone bankrupt, he would have tried to shut it down. >> jeremy, will you wear a rise a above -- you asked for one. >> yeah. i saw you rising and levitating. >> goolsbee wouldn't wear one because he was sure there was right wing conspiracy. are you ready to wear one. >> >> rise before has all sorts of con know takingnotations. >> but they're all good. >> yes. but i don't have a viagra pen. >> i asked goolsbee, what about be kind to animals. >> people see whatever they want. >> i will wear an i love hot dogs pin. >> it's a hint at compromise and that's what people don't like. >> in my mind, it doesn't hit a compromise. the president needs to compromise. that's how i see it. >> the republicans don't have to rise above? >> no, they've already put revenue on on the table. now let's compromise on on entitlements. you can lower marginal rights and raise effective rates, right? >> if the president didn't stand in the way, could you have a 1986 tax deal, take off preferences. you could lower tax rates which help the economy. everyone ca
CNBC
Nov 19, 2012 9:00am EST
. middle east tensions having an impact on energy markets. let's go to the nimax. >> oil prices with a risk on day in the energy complex today. as you mention tensions in the middle east are a big issue. it's not so much the conflict that we're seeing in israel and gaza but you have the surrounding areas that are oil producers and post-arab spring it's a timber box that people are concerned could be ignited by conflict that we're seeing and there's no sign that conflict is easing up. impact on oil prices reflecting that geopolitical premium and it's winter so we'll see demand increases in the u.s. and china as well. wti up about 2%. same thing that we're seeing in brent. brent prices driving the heating oil and gas price higher. we're seeing a dip this morning in natural gas of course the e geopolitical issue not a big issue there. traders talking about the fiscal cliff this morning hoping to see some sort of a compromise. back over to you. >> thanks for that. if you think planning your black friday will give you an advantage this year, watch out. it turns out people are already starting
CNBC
Nov 15, 2012 4:00pm EST
of education, energy, homeland security, interior, justice, state. in fact, it's more than we spend at all of them combined. maria, if we do nothing, by the year 2020, we'll be spending over $1 trillion a year on interest cost alone. that's $1 trillion we can't spend in this country to educate our kids or to rebuild our infrastructure or to do high-valuated research. unfortunately, it is $1 trillion that's going to be spent in those countries we're borrowing from. we'll be building the infrastructure in asia. we'll be educating those kids over there. it means we'll be building their universities so the research is done over there so the next new thing is created over there so the jobs of the future are there, not here. that's crazy. >> i think i know the answer to this next question, but i mean, what is a better outcome for the long-term fiscal health of the country? kicking the can down the road or leaving the status quo on spending and taxes or going over the fiscal cliff? i mean, do we need to go over the fiscal cliff with the four spending cuts and tax hikes to get things moving? >> th
CNBC
Nov 15, 2012 12:00pm EST
will be spoken about by come jack jacobs. >>> let's go energy for a little bit. josh brown, what's going on with oil? oil is down today probably on data more than anything. you have this flare-up in the middle east we were trans fixed by. >> i'm surprised it's not up. you're probably seeing spillover from weakness in materials and people not wanting to own what are essentially short dollar trades. people are flocking to the dollar and all of these things are priced in dollars. maybe it's as simple as that. if the israeli thing escalates, they'll say oil will get running again. it will be tough to stop it once it does. >> high frequency trading and your money. it's a story that we here on "halftime" have been all over. now it's made its way to late night. >> in high frequency trading computers can move millions of shares around in minutes earning a tenth of a penny off each share. that adds up to serious money when they finally take it down to the wall street coin star. >> coming up, a sneak peek inside one of the secretive fast trading shochs and a former washington power player is warni
CNBC
Nov 16, 2012 9:00am EST
's check with the latest news in energy and metals and go to sharon epperson at the nimax. >> jim, it's all about the middle east. that's what traders are focused on at the moment. it's the reason why we're looking at wti oil prices above $86 a barrel and brent crude moving higher as well. as we continue to see fighting escalate in the gaza strip as we continue to watch what israel and what palestinians are doing in the area and the fact that there does not appear to be any cease-fire on the horizon although egypt's prime minister is in gaza today urging some international cooperation. we're also looking at the fact that oil prices here in the u.s. have basically erased this week's losses because of the gains that we're seeing currently in the oil complex. we're also hearing reports about iraqi enjoy saying that arabs should use oil to press israel over gaza. those headlines helping to cause this bid in the oil complex. in the gold market, we've seen steady declines over the last several sessions and now a little bit of stabilization in the gold market. there are concerns based on the world
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